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pinWhat does Mamie mean?

Mamie /mam-ie/ as a girls' name is pronounced MAY-mee. It is of Greek and Latin origin, and the meaning of Mamie is "star of the sea; pearl".

Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl" or Mary (Latin) "star of the sea". The name is borne by Patrick Dennis's eccentric fictional character Auntie Mame, a central character of a book, a Broadway musical, and a movie. See also Mimi. First Lady Mamie Eisenhower.


pinVariations

Mamie has 3 variants: Maime, Mame and Mayme.

Mamie has 23 more alternative forms via Margaret, Mary, Mimi: Madge, Maggie, Mair, Maire, Maisie, Malia, Mallie, Mare, Maree, Marge, Margie, Maria, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Marin, Marit, Marje, Marjie, Markie, Maure, Maymie and Mimi.

Kreatif forms: Malmie, Memie. [more]

pinHow popular is Mamie?

Mamie is a very popular first name for women (#356 out of 4276, Top 8%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Mamie for girls. Mamie reached its top position of #57 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mamie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mamie outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Mamie and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Mamie are Madge, Maggie (#239 2 years ago), Maisie (#658), Malia (#345), Mallie, Mame, Margaret (#169), Marge, Margie, Maria (#115), Marie (#579), Mariel, Marin, Mary (#120), Mayme, Maymie and Mimi. Other variants, like Maire, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Mamie reached its most widespread during 1880-1889 (average #487) and is somewhat less today (#734, 48.2%). Mary has generally been picked by parents, although Maggie appears to be getting popular too, and Marge is now less common. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mamie, Madge, Maggie, Maisie, Malia in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mallie, Mame, Margaret, Marge, Margie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maria, Marie, Mariel, Marin, Mary in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mayme, Maymie, Mimi in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maisie, Margaret, Maria, Mary outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Mamie is pronounced similarly to Maemi. Other recommended similar baby names are Jamie, Macie, Maxie, Mazie, Ramie and Tamie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mamie.

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